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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
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Series 300

HP-710 • FAP-210 • N7020J • N234SA • DQ-AFM • N448CS


• Registration • Activity and details of Owner/Operator and other historical information

• HP-710 de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out 15-Jan-1975. First flight 23-Jan-1975.

• HP-710 I.R.H.E. Panama, "Fortuna". Delivered 14-Feb-1975.

• FAP-210 Panama Air Force / Fuerza Aérea Panamena. Operated by 1er Escuadrón de Transporte Nov-1978.

• N7020J Scenic Airlines, Las Vegas, NV., 01-Sep-1988.

• N234SA Re regd to Scenic Airlines, Las Vegas, NV., Mar-1989.

• N234SA Leased to Lake Powell Air Service Lake Powell, UT., Mar-1992.

• N234SA Returned to Scenic Airlines, Las Vegas, NV.

• N234SA Poss leased to Aviation Services West. Circa 1993.

Incident: During inspection, maintenance personnel found elevator control cable frayed where it passes over pulleys near sta 280. Cable was replaced with new part.

• DQ-AFM Air Fiji, Nausori, Fiji. 22-Dec-1993.

Accident: Nausori Airport 12-Nov-1997. On take off for a flight to Nadi – badly damaged - subsequently repaired and returned to service with Air Fiji.

• DQ-AFM Leased to Royal Tongan Airlines, Nukuʻalofa, Tonga, Sep-2000.

• DQ-AFM Returned to Air Fiji, Nausori, Fiji, by Oct 2004.

• N448CS F & M Aviation, Wilmington DE, 05-Oct-2004 Regd 12-Nov-2004. Canx on export to Chile 25-Feb-2005.

• CC-CST Los Cedros Aviacion, International Airport Arturo Merino Benitez, Santiago, Chile. Regd 25-Feb-2005.

Note: Exhibited at FIDAE 2006.

• CC-CFN Aerocord, Puerto Montt, Chile. Circa 2009.

• CC-CFN Reported as owned by Bank of Chile. Circa May-2012.

Note: Converted to Vistaliner at some stage (1989?).

• Current •

FAP210 at San Jose.
Photo: Unknown photographer © April 1980 - John Mounce Collection - Aird Archives
CC-CST Vista Liner at Santiago, Chile.
Photo: Unknown photographer © March 2008 - Michael J. Ody Collection